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Christmas Jumper Day 2019 26th Nov

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House of Bread 22nd Nov

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BBC Children In Need 2019 05th Nov

Next Friday 15th November, in support of Children in Need the school council have decided that they would like to hold an own clothes day (Pudsey headbands are optional).   This is for all year groups. The suggested donation is £1 per child or £1.50 per family. The office wi... read more...

Mufti Day (No uniform) 05th Nov

Mufti Day (No uniform) Friday 22 November in return for donations for the Christmas Fete.

Mufti suggestions:-

EYFS  - Chocolate
Y1/2 -    Filled jars – sweets or small toys
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Stay & Play Open Days Sep 2020 14th Oct

September 2020 Intake

Stay and Play Sessions

7th Nov and 28th Nov from 10.30-11.15am

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Disco 22nd Oct 14th Oct

KS1 (Yr1/2) 3.30 to 4.30pm

KS2 4.45 (Yr3-6) to 5.45pm

Tickets available from the office for £2 per ticket

 

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OFSTED Report 04th Oct

As you know, the school was subject to a full Ofsted inspection at the start of this term. Inspectors looked at the quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management and early years provision.
This is the first time in 11 years that the school h... read more...

After School Dance Club 12th Sep

Our hugely popular dance club returns tomorrow Friday 13th Sep at 3:30-4:30pm in the Birch Hall, with Hannah Creswell, a fab dance coach who runs clubs around the county.

If your child is in years 2-6 and is interested in joining the club, please complete details on parentpay with sessi... read more...

Freshstart Catering Autumn Term 19th Jul

Freshstart Catering

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Summer Discos 02nd Jul

Tickets for sale from Monday 8th July

EYFS & KS1 15/7
3.30-4.30pm

KS2 18/7
6.30-7.30pm

(Year 6 children do not need to purchase a ticket)

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Half Price Book Fayre 20th Jun

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Name Labels 13th Jun

The school receives 30% Commission when this link is used to order name labels

 

https://www.stikins.co.uk/fundraising/schools-linking-information/ 

 

 

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MUFTI DAY (non uniform) Fri 21st June 11th Jun

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Reminder - School Closure 21st May

REMINDER
School is closed for children this Thursday 23rd May due to European Elections taking place.

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Acting Bug Year 1-4 02nd May

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European Elections Thu 23rd May 30th Apr

We have received confirmation from Staffordshire County Council that on Thursday 23rd May the European electi... read more...

Reminder - Polling Day Thu 2nd May 29th Apr

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Freshstart Catering 01st Apr

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Zumba Classes 29th Mar

Zumba

THE SPRING SET OF CLASSES IN 2019 WILL RUN 8 APRIL 2019 – 3 JUNE 2019 
Class dates: 8 April - 29 April - 13 May 20 - May - 3 June 2019

The April-June 2019 set of classes is FIVE weeks and costs just £20. Please note that if you are registering mor... read more...

Reminder - Mufti Day 29th March 26th Mar

Mufti Day (no uniform) in exchange for Chocolate/Cash donations to go towards the Chocolate Bingo on 6th April.

(Tickets for Chocolate Bingo are available at the office - £2 per ticket)

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Book Fair 14th - 20th March 14th Mar

From 3:25pm to 3:45pm in Birch Hall.

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Red Nose Day 11th Mar

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Tempest Photos 26th Feb

TEMPEST Photos

Will be in on 13th March 2019 from 9.00am to take class group photos.

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Term 4 School Dinners 07th Feb

Order Term 4 Meals Today!

The deadline for ordering your child's meals is Tuesday 19 February. Please order your meals by this deadline for the first week of term.
  
Don't forget to confirm (checkout) your meals!
You will receive a confirmation em... read more...

Parents Forums 05th Feb

Parents' forums on Thursday 11th April, 2019 at 2.30pm and 6.00pm.

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Phunky Foods Workshop 01st Feb

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Spring Disco 22nd Jan

12th Feb 19

EYFS & KS1 3.30-4.30

KS2 4.45-5.45

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Merry Christmas to you all 21st Dec

The Academy wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  We will see you all on Monday 7th Jan 2019!!

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Active Life Morning Clubs 14th Dec

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Cinderella Panto 10th Dec

A pantomime of Cinderella has been booked for all children.

KS2 will view their performance on Thursday 13th Dec.

KS1 Performance is at 0930 on Friday 14th Dec.

 

Merry Christmas

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Christmas Jumper Day 07th Dec

The school will be holding a Christmas Jumper Day on 14th December.  Children are welcome to wear a Xmas jumper over their uniform (not compulsory).  Donations are welcome and going towards save the children.

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Christmas Dinner 03rd Dec

REMINDER Next week Wed 12th December is our Christmas Dinner.  If you want your child to receive their dinner that day (and week) please make sure it's all booked by midnight tomorrow night or they will not be able to have a cooked dinner that day as all ingredients are fresh and ordered... read more...

Mufti Day Fri 23rd Nov 18 19th Nov

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Mufti Day Fri 16th Nov 18 07th Nov

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Clubs/Dinners 26th Oct

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Sports Wear/Mufti Friday 26th October 23rd Oct

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Early Years 2019 Intake Open Mornings 08th Oct

These are our dates for the Stay and Play Open mornings for the September 2019/20 Intake.  

To book a place please contact the office on 01785 594444 with... read more...

Clean Start 26th Sep

Clean Start - Friday 21st September

Our school council, along with their adult helpers, braved the rain and led the way in the 'New Term Clean Start' initiative by collecting litter found on our playground, field and woodland areas. 'Clean Start... read more...

Tempest Photos Mon 24th Sep 19th Sep

Tempest Mon 24th Sep
Individual & Family Portraits from 8.15am in Birch Hall (Entrance through playground).

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Weston Road Open Evening Tue 25th Sep 19th Sep

Weston Road Open Evening Tue 25th Sep from 6pm - 8pm. 

If this is not convenient there will also be an Open day on Mon 1st Oct or Tue 2nd Oct (arrive for 9am).

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Message from the PTFA 17th Sep

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Clubs September Term 13th Sep

Zumba/Acting Bug/Dance/Before School Club

Clubs will be starting again next week.  All forms have been sent via parentpay and are available from the office reception area.

Payments are to be made on parentpay, no payments are taken in the office.  Please note Zumba a... read more...

School Dinners 21st Aug

Please remember to book your child's school dinners for September by no later than 28th August on the new freshstart website (don't forget to check out and you should receive a confirmation email to confirm your child's meal choices).  Please note this MUST be done even if your c... read more...

Fresh Start Catering 20th Jul

Fresh Start Catering

IMPORTANT - Please make sure your orders are in for the September start even if you’re entitled to free school meals if you want your child to have a school meal the first week back. 

 

 

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SEN Parent Forum 12th Jul

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Free School Meals Checker 12th Jul

If you are a parent or carer, and receive any of the benefits below, then your child is eligible for Free School Meals

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
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End of Term Discos 04th Jul

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Parentpay Reminders Year 2 & 6 Parents 03rd Jul

Year 2 children will start paying for school dinners from September.  Details on our new catering service and how payments are made will follow in due course.

For current Year 6 children in particular, it is essential that you keep a check on your account in the ru... read more...

Parentpay Reminders Year 2&6 Parents 03rd Jul

Children will start paying for school dinners from September.  Details on our new catering service and how payments are made will follow in due course.

For current Year 6 children in particular, it is essential that you keep a check on your account in the run up to... read more...

Parentpay Reminders 03rd Jul

Year 2 & Year 6 Parentpay Reminder

Year 2 children will start paying for school dinners from September... read more...

Key Points 27th Jun

Key Points

FRESH START our new catering company will be providing BBQ food for parents during sports day and will also be on hand to answer any queries you may have.

BOOK FAIR - Today is the last day of the Book Fair, last chance to get your orders in.

Sports Day - C... read more...

Sports Day EYFS (Reception) 26th Jun

Sports Day for Early Years (Reception Classes) is 13th July from 2-3pm
 

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Reminder - Sports Day 22nd Jun

KS1 - Sports Day 28th June 18

KS2 - Sports Day 29th June 18

Parents are welcome to attend from 1.30pm onwards

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Reminder - Mufti Day Fri 22nd June 19th Jun

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Clubs 15th Jun

There are still spaces available for our Multisports Breakfast Club that runs on Tuesday for KS2 and Thursday for KS1 from 8am - 8.45 (the children will then go straight to class).  Cost is £8 for 4 more sessions.  Payments can me made on Parentpay, permission slips can be collect... read more...

Music 11th Jun

It's not too late to sign up for music tuition starting when we come back in September .  If your child would like to learn cello, violin, flute or clarinet please pick up a letter from the school office.  A bit later on this term, they will be invited to join our current pupils in ... read more...

Zumba 4th June - 2nd July 18 21st May

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Mufti Day Fri 22nd June 2018 11th May

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Scooterbility KS2 09th May

Scooterbility
A letter was given out to all KS2 children yesterday regarding Scooterbility which will be taking place in June.  If your child would like to sign up, a £10 payment is needed by Friday through your ParentPay account to confirm their place as availability is limited... read more...

Parents Evening 8th May 18 30th Apr

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Dance Club 30th Apr

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KS2 Dance Reminder 24th Apr

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Check your child's accelerated quiz scores 20th Apr

Simply visit https://ukhosted19.renlearn.co.uk/1950432/Hom... read more...

Winner of the Superhero Grandparents Competition 2017 27th Mar

Another big well done to Lilly Hudson, Year 2!

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/southstaffs/news-events/superhero-competition/

 

 

 

 

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Future Journalist Award Winners Announced 26th Mar

A big well done from everyone at John Wheeldon Primary Academy

http://www.stonegazette.co.uk/2018/03/future-journalist-award-winners-announced/

 

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Odd Sock Day - Downs Syndrome Awareness 19th Mar

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The Travelling Book Fayre 14th Mar

The Traveling Book Fayre will be visiting the Academy this week from 15th March until 22nd March.  This will run from 3.25 to 4pm each day in Birch Hall with entry open via the hall doors on the playground.  For every purchase made the Academy will receive commission with which we can p... read more...

Disco Tickets Sale 13th Mar

Disco Tickets for Thu 22nd March are available at the office for £2.  KS1 3.30- 4.30, KS2 4.45 - 5.45

This includes entry for one, a drink and packet of crisps.  Glow sticks, Tatoos & Refreshments will be available to buy.

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Football/Allotment/Cross Country Club Cancelled 12th Mar

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Class Photos & Year 6 Leavers 07th Mar

Just a reminder that Wednesday 14th March we have Tempest arriving to do class photos and year 6 leavers only.  Please make sure your children are in full uniform and in school on time.

 

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Charity Coffee Morning 07th Mar

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School Closure Friday 2nd March 01st Mar

The school has taken the early decision to close the school tomorrow due to the current weather conditions and as this is unlikely to change over night.

Thank you for your understanding. Stay warm and keep safe!

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SCHOOL CLOSED 01st Mar

Due to the adverse weather conditions. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Mufti Day Fri 16th Mar 18 28th Feb

In aid of chocolate donations anything from single bars, Easter eggs or box of chocolates ready for the chocolate bingo PTFA event on Saturday 24 March 5-7pm.

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World Book Day 26th Feb

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Paralympics Event at Stafford Manor 15th Feb

A selection of our Key stage 2 children took part in a Paralympics event at Stafford Manor, see our galleries for more news and photos on this event.

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Cosmic Yoga 14th Feb

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Parent Forum Minutes 09th Feb

Parent forum minutes from 8th February 2018 are now available to download in the Newsletter section of the website or you can click here.

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Messy Church Wed 7th Feb 18 06th Feb

Messy Church is taking place tomorrow in Birch Hall from 3.30-4.30pm.  Craft & Activities with a Valentines theme. (Children must be supervised)

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Pobble Launch Wed 31st Jan 18 30th Jan

We have had a great response following on from our announement that we will be joining the online writing website which will allow us to showcase our pupils writing skills.  This will launch for year 2 onwards on Wednesday 31st January 2017.  Pobble allows you to read and engage with yo... read more...

Multisports - Trigolf Before School Club 04th Jan

There are still spaces for our Multisports Breakfast Club from 8 - 8.45am on a Tuesday KS2 or Thursday KS1 (starting 23rd & 25th Jan).

Payments to be made via Parentspay and permission letters at reception.

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After School Clubs 03rd Jan

There are still spaces available for Acting Bug, Puppet Club and Zumba.

Please see the office for more information and to register your child.

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Merry Christmas! 19th Dec

Merry Christmas from everyone at the Academy.  

We hope you enjoy your family time together and we look forward to seeing you all on Thursday 4th January 2018 rested and refreshed.

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SCHOOL CLOSED 11/12/17 10th Dec

Due to the snow and ice conditions the school will be closed tomorrow 11/12/17. Thank You.

 

 

 

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Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day 30th Nov

Children are welcome to come to school in a Christmas jumper on Friday 15th December 2017  in aid of Sav... read more...

Cancellation of Dance Club Fri 1st Dec 17 29th Nov

Due to the Christmas Fair on Friday, Dance club will not be able to take place after school. An alternative session will be arranged and we will confirm asap.

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Our Library is NOW OPEN! 28th Nov

Our library has been officially opened today by Frank Scerri and family in memory of Jill Scerri who worked at our school but sadly passed earlier this year. Frank's wishes were that donations were given to the school and now have been used towards creating our new fantastic library for the w... read more...

Library Opening 28th Nov 17 27th Nov

We are very excited about the official opening of the new school library which will take place tomorrow afternoon. Members of Jill Scerri's family will be in attendance to open the library which is an excellent new facility for use by all our children. Parents and carers are warmly invited to... read more...

Christmas Dinners 27th Nov

Quick reminder that today is the last day for the Christmas Dinner Slips if you want your child to have a Christmas Dinner.

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Bonfire and Festive menus 17th Oct

The new lunch menu, bonfire and festive menu is now available to view from the website.

View this from the lunch menu link in the menu bar.

 

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Discos 02nd Oct

Autumn Disco

Thursday 19th October

KS1 3:30-4:30pm £2.00 a ticket

KS2 4:45-6:15pm £3.00 a ticket

Tickets available from the office.

 

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Sporting News Update 05th May

Our year 6 Football team have been training since September with our coach Kim Bessant and Sport and PE lead Mrs Gardiner. They have participated in two other major tournaments this year, finishing second in both, but on Friday 28th April they were the champions at the Sta... read more...

Future Journalist Competition - Staffordshire University. 22nd Mar

Future Journalist Competition - Staffordshire University.

New Phone Number 07th Mar

Please be aware the school’s phone number has now changed to Tel: 01785 594444

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Children In Need 24th Nov

On Friday 18th November we are supporting Children in Need by having a ‘Wear something spotty day’. Children can come to school wearing something spotty and bring in a donation which will go to Children in Need.

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Year 5 pupils form the first ever RotaKids club in Stafford! 24th Nov

Some of our current Year 5 pupils have formed the first ever RotaKids club in Stafford!

RotaKids is an exciting way for those aged 12 and under to engage in important, lively activities that will make a positive difference in our school,  our local community, and global communities... read more...

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